Valletta FC announced that Giovanni Tedesco has agreed terms as coach for the senior squad. He will sign a contract till the end of season 2020/21 in the coming days.
Tedesco took over the Citizens in February as they shared the top spot with one of his former teams, Floriana By match-day 20, Valletta were lying three points behind the Greens.
Giovanni Tedesco had served as coach of Floriana between April 2014 and June 2015, followed by a short spell with Birkirkara between June and December 2015. He returned to Malta to join Floriana in June 2016, staying until December 2017. Tedesco joined Hamrun Spartans in summer 2018 but then moved to Gzira United last May.
The Palermo-born coach had started his coaching career at Palermo at youth level and had coached Foligno before moving to Malta. After leaving Birkirkara, he had a short spell as coach of Palermo in the Serie A mid-way through season 2015/16.